Tag Archives: Nightwish

Nightwish reschedule virtual concert to May

Posted by on February 4, 2021

  Nightwish have rescheduled their ‘An Evening with Nightwish In a Virtual World’ from March to May 28th & 29th due to changes in their touring schedule. The group still hasn’t revealed who will be their live bassist/vocalist since Marko “Marco” Hietala announced his departure from the group last month.    Read the band’s statement […]

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Marko Hietala quits Nightwish

Posted by on January 12, 2021

    2021 doesn’t look much brighter than 2020 as it’s having a rocky start. To make matters worse, Nightwish bassist/vocalist Marko Hietala has announced his departure from the group after twenty years. The Finnish symphonic metal outfit has decided to continue with their upcoming virtual tour in March and will announce the live lineup […]

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Metal Insider’s Zenae Zukowski’s Top 50 Albums of 2020

Posted by on December 24, 2020

    2020 kicked off with a bang. Beginning with another successful year at 70000tons of Metal to seeing Heilung, Vader, and Opeth live, what could go wrong? The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted the music industry to the point that I don’t know where things will stand in a post-pandemic world. This year felt like […]

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Metal Insider’s Zach Fehl’s Top 10 Albums of 2020

Posted by on December 21, 2020

  2020 has been a profoundly unmusical year for me as far as discovering new music goes. Between only having attended 1 live show all year, not having to commute to work since March, and starting 2020 off with the loss of Neil Peart, my time spent engaged with new releases has probably been the […]

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Nightwish announce world tour in virtual reality

Posted by on December 17, 2020

  As the uncertainty continues for concerts and tours, Nightwish have announced they will embark on a world tour in virtual reality. Titled, An Evening With Nightwish in a Virtual World, the group will perform at The Islanders Arms, a tavern for virtual reality, on March 12 and 13, 2021. These symphonic metal legends will […]

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Nightwish, Amorphis, Battle Beast, Swallow the Sun, etc. fire booking agent John Finberg following sexual assault, harassment, and bullying accusations

Posted by on September 29, 2020

  Since January, bands have cut ties with concert booker and First Row Talent owner John Finberg. However, more bands have come forward to no longer work with him after MetalSucks reported an in-depth article revealing an extensive list of accusations ranging from sexual assault to bullying and more. One of these allegations includes bullying […]

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Nightwish’s Floor Jansen releases English version of solo charity single, “The Fight Goes On”

Posted by on August 10, 2020

  Back in May, Nightwish frontwoman Floor Jansen released a solo song in Dutch entitled “De Beelden Blijven.” Now the singer has released an English-language version of the track, “The Fight Goes On.” The beautiful, operatic song is meant to raise awareness for War Child, an organization that, according to their website, is dedicated to […]

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Metal By Numbers 5/27: Alexandria is burning down the house

Posted by on May 27, 2020

  Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week.   Hope you all enjoyed your Memorial Day Weekend. I live in Massachusetts, and it finally feels like someone flipped a switch and made it summertime outside. In turn, I had to flip […]

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Metal By Numbers 5/20: Your fake name is good enough for sales

Posted by on May 20, 2020

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week.   Do I have any Iron & Wine fans in the house who caught my reference in the article title? No? Ah, oh well then. There’s a handful of new albums on the charts […]

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Metal By Numbers 5/13: Killswitch Engage charts for charity

Posted by on May 13, 2020

  Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week.   Killswitch Engage is just one of many bands that were forced to cancel their touring plans in the wake of the pandemic. Now, as previously reported, they’ve released an EP where 100% […]

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